Press Releases

August 1, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — On Sunday, August 19, 2018, Mass will be celebrated by Bishop O’Connell at the Belmar Gazebo (Silver Lake Park), located at 5th and Ocean Avenues.  Mass will begin at 9:30 am. Please arrive early, as parking will be very limited.  Please consider carpooling, walking or riding ...

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BERLIN, Germany — On the sideline of a four-day meeting of more than 300 lawmakers from 57 countries, Rep. Chris Smith led a meeting today, July 7 with lawmakers from the Russian parliament to discuss what Smith called “highly contested human rights issues.” The Americans “reached out and sought ...

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  EF High School Exchange Year announces annual search for student exchange host families in communities across the New Jersey   CAMBRIDGE, MA — EF High School Exchange Year has kicked off its annual nationwide search for caring host families to welcome exchange students into their homes, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar Business Partnership and borough officials recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Relish Hot Dog & Sausage Co. at 1303 Main Street.  In addition to Tom Burke and Christine Cardellino of the BBP’s board of trustees, the grand opening ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Police and firefighter unions were given Assembly approval to manage their own pension and health benefit system today, and they don’t have to ensure that it will be properly funded before making changes.  Assemblyman Edward H. Thomson urged the majority to protect taxpayers and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Jersey Central Power & Light is preparing for the third nor’easter to hit the region in the past two weeks that could produce more than a foot of heavy, wet snow and the potential for wind gusts up to 45 mph in its service areas, beginning early Wednesday, March ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar Business Partnership and Belmar officials welcomed Flames Brazilian Steakhouse to the central business district with a ribbon cutting at the new rodizio-style restaurant. Representing the BBP at the March 1 event were board members Tom Burke; Christine Cardellino, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Service has been restored to more than 75,000 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who lost power following yesterday’s massive winter storm that impacted the Mid-Atlantic region. Currently, more than 130,000 customers remain out of service. The the hardest hit ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend $357 million in 2018 on infrastructure projects and other work to enhance customer reliability across its 13-county northern and central New Jersey service area.  Over the past 10 years, the company has invested more ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — As the cold weather continues, financial assistance programs are available for Jersey Central Power & Light customers who need help with winter heating bills. Assistance to qualifying JCP&L customers is available through the Lifeline, Universal Service Fund, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ —  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey. The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in its work for 2017.     Joe Amditis, associate director ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — This featured franchisee are a father-daughter duo — Pat Sharkey and Kaitlyn Sharkey, who franchised TAPinto Stafford/LBI. Find out how they have built a sustainable business while spending time with their family, why they love covering the town in which they live, and how they ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — In January 2018, TAPinto.net set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception nine years ago.    From January 1, 2018 to January 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto.net, a network of more than 70 online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, broke 7 million readers and 23.7 million pageviews during the last year.  From Jan.8, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018, TAPinto registered 7,025,372 readers and 23,792,903 pageviews, up from ...

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SEASIDE PARK, NJ — Spotting a snowy owl is a rare occurrence in New Jersey. These birds spend most of their lives in the Arctic and only rarely fly this far south. But 2017 is becoming the year of the snowy owl in New Jersey, and New Jersey Audubon is eager to capitalize on what appears to have ...

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LINCROFT NJ — Brookdale Community College has received a grant from the FirstEnergy Foundation that will fund new curriculum and expanded services for military veterans at the college beginning this spring. The $8,650 grant will be used to add new computers, workstations and other resources to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — In preparation for winter, Jersey Central Power & Light is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area.   Winter’s cold temperatures can produce increased demand for electricity, and heavy snow and wind ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Jersey Central Power & Light has named Kimberly S. Contos as manager of emergency preparedness, serving as the company’s main liaison with federal, state and local emergency preparedness organizations. She also will oversee JCP&L’s preparedness initiatives to help ensure a ...

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The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's Liberty Gala this Thursday, October 26, will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Fort Dix  and celebrate military heroes of New Jersey dating back to the Revolutionary War. Among those who will be in attendance and honored is Vietnam War veteran Col. Jack ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Jersey Central Power & Light is doing its part to keep New Jersey’s beaches clean by participating in Clean Ocean Action’s fall 2017 Beach Sweeps, serving as site sponsor for cleanup work that will be done on Saturday, October 21 at Belmar’s Third Avenue beach and in two other ...

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You can be the change you want to see in the world by joining 180’s life-saving and life-changing mission today.  180 Turning Lives Around (180), a private non-profit organization in Monmouth County, continues to provide support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence in the aftermath of a ...

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